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Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-17-2007, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,699
Posted By Sharkū
Question German speakers - wanna do me a quick favor?

Hey everybody, sorry for not having stopped by in quite a while.

Anyway, as the title says, I'm calling the German speaking Downs members: I'm working on a university paper on tricky cases of...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-02-2005, 06:13 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 47,541
Posted By Sharkū
Bear in mind that in the rare case of a hack such...

Bear in mind that in the rare case of a hack such as this, it's always only temporary. That's what backups are for, no cause for panic.
Forum: The Books 01-08-2005, 06:02 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 50,707
Posted By Sharkū
But doesn't this...

But doesn't this (http://forum.barrowdowns.com/balrog.JPG) remind you of a badly drawn elephant?
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-06-2005, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 269,759
Posted By Sharkū
While I commend Squatter on the nice and nicely...

While I commend Squatter on the nice and nicely obscure quote, he would of course deny his authorship of it: History of Middle-earth IV has the first Annals of Valinor, of which Tolkien also wrote...
Forum: The Books 11-07-2004, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,311
Posted By Sharkū
Applying mathematics to language is a baaad idea....

Applying mathematics to language is a baaad idea. :smokin:
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 11-04-2004, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,028
Posted By Sharkū
Point is this is no place for personal opinions...

Point is this is no place for personal opinions that don't have to do with Tolkien, and that's the whole point. As such, we do reserve the right to 'censor'. If I wasn't making a point, I would...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 11-04-2004, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,028
Posted By Sharkū
Rimbaud's advice is very good. I have to say I...

Rimbaud's advice is very good.
I have to say I cannot really see the point of this thread. There are many unnecessary things that can be brought into a discussion, and many of these would be...
Forum: The Books 10-12-2004, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,169
Posted By Sharkū
This thread ...

This thread (http://forum.barrowdowns.com/showthread.php?t=2314) might be of interest to this discussion.
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 10-08-2004, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,063
Posted By Sharkū
The Ardalambion site has the complete lexicon...

The Ardalambion site has the complete lexicon with analysis: http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/adunaic.htm
Chances are Tolkien invented some more words here and there, but these are all that appear in...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 10-05-2004, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,474
Posted By Sharkū
First of all, this poll is not really...

First of all, this poll is not really representative, especially since a large part of the votes were registered online, and the demographic group with the highest rate of net access are the younger...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 10-02-2004, 02:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,023
Posted By Sharkū
I heartily second Heren's addition: links can be...

I heartily second Heren's addition: links can be updated, moved, deleted, whatever; but if you post the name of the thread, things are going to be somewhat easier in future occasions.

As for the...
Forum: The Books 09-11-2004, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,270
Posted By Sharkū
The likeness of Earendil to Old English is one...

The likeness of Earendil to Old English is one thing the Professor intentionally recreated in his languages because he was so captivated by the Crist line where Earendel is mentioned. Through...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-01-2004, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,443
Posted By Sharkū
If you're wondering whether your sig would be...

If you're wondering whether your sig would be against the rule, chances are it is (unless you're the cautious type, of course). Before worrying too much or trying to fight a battle for saving your...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-30-2004, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 82,814
Posted By Sharkū
(Psst: if you find that an urgent reason to...

(Psst: if you find that an urgent reason to complain to the Wight, the bad reputation might have been quite accurate)
Forum: The Books 08-08-2004, 03:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,410
Posted By Sharkū
I don't really care about the languages, so I'm...

I don't really care about the languages, so I'm ok with that list.
Forum: The Books 08-05-2004, 06:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,410
Posted By Sharkū
It's an off topic, unimportant, and ill-worded...

It's an off topic, unimportant, and ill-worded post, but the poet of Crist 'of Cynewulf' wasn't anonymous... since it was rather Crist _by Cynewulf.
"Cynewulf, an Anglo-Saxon poet who lived in...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-22-2004, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,608
Posted By Sharkū
You only have to wonder whether you should...

You only have to wonder whether you should discuss politics or not if you also wonder whether you should stick to the Downs' rules. :cool:
Closing a thread is not necessarily a statement that the...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-21-2004, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,021
Posted By Sharkū
Those are the terms, take them or leave them.

Those are the terms, take them or leave them.
Forum: The Books 07-21-2004, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,114
Posted By Sharkū
A snap shot answer would be that it has to do...

A snap shot answer would be that it has to do with the curse laid on Hśrin: normally, Morgoth would not have such detailed remote viewing I think.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-17-2004, 06:09 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 42,909
Posted By Sharkū
Except for the word wargs, that was complete...

Except for the word wargs, that was complete gibberish. Tolkien or closed, please.
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 07-17-2004, 06:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,896
Posted By Sharkū
I've posted some ring 'n rule stuff inspired by...

I've posted some ring 'n rule stuff inspired by this thread's latest posts here: http://forum.barrowdowns.com/showthread.php?p=336751#post336751
Forum: The Books 07-17-2004, 06:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,482
Posted By Sharkū
This is a follow-up to two chapter discussion...

This is a follow-up to two chapter discussion post which you can find here (http://forum.barrowdowns.com/showpost.php?p=336659&postcount=47) and here ...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-17-2004, 05:43 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 47,541
Posted By Sharkū
If an option's not there, it's not implemented,...

If an option's not there, it's not implemented, either because it's impossible, or because we elected not to (such as the changing of member names and titles by the members themselves).
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-15-2004, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 82,814
Posted By Sharkū
There are definitely more levels to discover in...

There are definitely more levels to discover in both directions.
That three squares don't equal a new level is coincidence, or rather, the lack of one. The titles are set to certain threshold...
Forum: The Books 06-29-2004, 02:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,966
Posted By Sharkū
No, you're actually (and factually) going wrong...

No, you're actually (and factually) going wrong when you're talking about 'everything written by Christopher' when it is in turn the many writings written by JRRT but only _edited_ by his son which...
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